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A. S. Haley
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About that Ninth Circuit Opinion
First:  Like the original non-decision by Federal District Judge James L. Robart , the 27-page order by the Ninth Circuit on Thursday does not qualify as a genuine decision on the law. Neither one of them cites or discusses the basic statutory authority for...

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A Taste of Their Own Medicine?
The ever-litigious bunch at 815 Second Avenue, the New York headquarters of ECUSA, may be getting a taste of their own medicine. Or it may just be a case of litigation inculturated beyond the point of no return: the litigators at ECUSA have been sued by the...

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Exacerbating Disunion
This is ostensibly a blog covering matters Anglican, but the news from that front has been so desultory that till now I have refrained from writing about it. Essentially, the Anglican Communion is sundered, and is no longer accurately described as a "Commun...

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The Left Engulfed
Your Curmudgeon could barely manage to look at the Internet this morning. Everywhere one clicked were stories and screaming headlines about the worst calamity ever to hit the country since Donald Trump took the oath of office (er, that would be exactly ten ...

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No Need to Drown in a Sea of PC
It was entirely foreseeable, but unavoidable nevertheless. The Sea of Political Correctness, fed since November 9 by the tears of the self-righteous, is now engulfing its devotees and followers. Vainly casting about for safe spaces where they may continue t...

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The End Times in Jesus' Own Words - Pt. IV
On this last day of Advent season, it is fitting to conclude this series with a post on the second coming, or parousia,  of Jesus .  We begin with a short review of the points Jesus made in his discourse to his disciples on the Mount of Olives in the last w...

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The End Times in Jesus' Own Words - Pt. III.B
B. The “Great Tribulation” - Other Perspectives from the Bible In the previous post in this series , we examined what Jesus had to say about what he called “the Great Tribulation” in Mt 24:21 -- a time in the future “such as has not occurred since the begin...

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The End Times in Jesus' Own Words - Pt. III.A
A. The “Great Tribulation” - a Necessary Condition for its Occurrence We continue our study in this Advent Season of End Times phenomena, based primarily on what Jesus is reported to have said about them. In Part One , I gave a background for the principal ...

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The End Times -- in Jesus' Own Words (II)
If you have not done so yet, you may read the first post in this series here . There you will find an overview of the plan for this series, together with a link to download (.pdf) a parallel-text version of Jesus' Olivet Discourse, delivered to his disciple...

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The End Times -- in Jesus' Own Words (I)
As mentioned in my previous post, I prepared for Advent a series of three talks for our local parish forum on the subject of the Eskaton, or End Times. The series focused just on what Jesus Himself told his disciples on that topic, as we learn from the Four...
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